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New Plant Care - Greater Kalamazoo, Portage, Richland Areas

To obtain the best results with your new landscape,
we recommend the following care for your new plantings:

Lawns - Seed and Sod:

*Watering: For seeding lawns, water every day for the first 6 to 8 weeks, and 1 to 2 times a week after. Keep ground moist, but not wet.
Fertilizing: Begin regular fertilizer program after the lawn has been mown 3 times.
Traffic: Keep foot traffic to a minimum for the first 3 months on a seeded lawn, 1 month on a sodded lawn.
Mowing: Begin mowing when the new grass reaches 3 inches. Set mowing height as high as possible.
Weed Control: Can apply after 3 mowings.

Trees and Shrubs:

*Watering: Water 1 to 2 times a week for the first 2 weeks, then once a week for the next 2 weeks, then as needed.
Fertilizing: Begin any fertilizer use the second year.

Perennials and Ground Covers:

*Watering: Water every other day for the first 2 weeks, 1 to 2 times a week for the following 2 to 3 weeks, then as needed.
Fertilizing: Begin any fertilizer use the second year.
Weed Control: Pull weeds while small.
*When watering, adjust as needed based on natural rainfall.
Following these simple tips will help you get the
best results from your new landscape. Please feel
free to contact us with any questions. Thank you.

A Note From A Valued Client:
"Just wanted to express our appreciation for your design expertise...You have a wonderful talent and you certainly exceeded our expectations again." B.D.

Contact Rick Eshuis For More Information
DeYoung Landscape Service Inc.
Phone: (269) 349-2601 Fax: (269) 349-9976 Email: 3832 West F Ave. Kalamazoo, MI 49009


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